As a reminder, the Outreach Committee has decided to move our monthly collection day to the second Sunday of each month. Next Collection Sunday is October 9th. Our Focus: Dalewood Middle School. This year, Dalewood has asked us to help restock their empty emergency closet with uniform clothes and laundry detergent. If you want to help, keep in mind that buying new clothes is not the only option. Shopping at thrift stores, or bringing something still serviceable that you or
For the past couple of months, Outreach collected funds for school uniforms for 14 high-need students at CCSE. Christ Church is so generous! Thanks to you, we were able to buy the uniforms, and Jennifer Holdaway delivered them to the school a few weeks ago. The parents of these kids were overwhelmed, and so thankful. “I can’t believe a church would do this for me!” was the reaction of one of the mothers. Thank you for working with Outreach to
Thank you so much for your participation and generosity on June 12th! We collected 17 backpacks, 39 water bottles (14 will go to CCSE, the rest to Community Kitchen), 7 hats for the Kitchen, and 45 items for our porch pantry. As we mentioned last Exsultet, our July outreach focus will be purchasing school uniforms for 14 specific students in need. Please bring a donation by on Saturday or give online today and mark your donation “Outreach, Uniforms”. We thank you
While leading our Ash Wednesday services last week, I was struck by the end of the exhortation that calls in the name of the Church, 'to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's holy Word.'
Our December effort to raise money for the Children’s Nutrition Program of Haiti did not work as we had hoped. As we reflected on that at our February meeting, we realized that December had a lot going on, and our Fox Hall publicity was probably not seen by many parishioners. In conjunction with Black History Month, we are trying again. Please make a donation to CNP Haiti, and we will request that your money be used to buy Plumpy’Nut, the